10.24.2016 | 22 Tishri, 5777
Liberman: Israel doesn't want a Gaza war but would 'destroy' Hamas
Hamas operative killed in tunnel collapse for the second time this week
Red alert rocket siren sounds in southern Israel, IAF strikes in response
PA releases four Palestinians who were detained after visiting succa in Efrat
The fascinating path to ‘Finding Babel’
Woman killed in suspected West Bank robbery
Poll: Israelis split on which US presidential candidate is looking out for them
2 million enjoy the outdoors for Succot holiday week
Italy to push European countries to oppose UNESCO votes on Jerusalem
Putin reaffirms Israel-Russia ties
Coalition head aims to remove B’Tselem head's citizenship
Israel Allies Foundation brings together 23 MPs to condemn UNESCO decision
‘Israel is on every cake I present’
A Jew grows in Tel Aviv
Hapoel Tel Aviv overcomes Hapoel Haifa
Hapoel Jerusalem drops 1st game to Gilboa/Galil, Maccabi Tel Aviv triumphs
Globetrotters thrill Israeli hoops fans
Local soccer returns from extended break
A higher authority: The rabbinical answer to medical marijuana
Quick thinking saves infant from black widow spider
Weizmann research could fight jet lag, sleep disorders
Only a quarter of Gr. 8 Jerusalem girls vaccinated for HPV
Israel, Turkey to open dialogue about natural gas export
Israel to boost solar energy production
Antiquities Authority building National Campus for the Archeology of Israel
Inspections show pollution violations at five Haifa Bay factories
October 25, 2016: Readers weigh in on Trump vs Clinton
‘No judgment and no judge’
Bitan and democracy
No Holds Barred: At Oxford, Pamela Anderson and I launched a ‘sensual revolution’
Jpost on the frontline: Inside the US-led coalition helping destroy ISIS in Mosul
Abbas ousts parliamentarian from Fatah
Hezbollah to vote for ally in Presidential election in Lebanon
Analysis: Which Iraq will triumph in Mosul?
Iran claims to have intel on Israeli-Saudi plot to stir unrest in country
Two American citizens sentenced by Iran to 10 years in jail
Just the facts: Iran's uranium enrichment and its nuclear potential
Report: Mobile phone service approved between Iran and US
JPost on the frontline: Iraqi army retakes Christian towns as Mosul battle rages
Sinai: 150 ISIS militants wounded, killed in Egyptian air strikes
Hundreds near Mosul sent to hospital after sulfur plant set alight
Inscribing words with deeds
The unbelievable tales of smuggled Torah scrolls that survived incredible journeys
Brooklyn congregation dedicates sukkah to refugees
Israeli embassy says antisemitic German teacher incites hate
‘Tell us how you made Israel’
Mashav: Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation
innovation:africa, Israeli innovations saving lives in Africa
Trump's son says he will accept "fair" US election
Jewish Americans have a moral imperative to oppose Trump, Bill Clinton says
Iran's president says US election offers only bad or worse choice
American Israelis casting their ballots for Trump
US State Dept official 'pressured' FBI to declassify Clinton email -FBI documents
Peres was a man of psalms, Clinton says
London's Muslim mayor backs Clinton for US president
When politicians get sick: Is Hillary Clinton's health like Ariel Sharon's?
Exclusive: Jerusalem Trump rally morphs into closed event aimed at US Christians
The UN, Israel's Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman: What do they have in common?
Grapevine: Thousands come to meet the president
Jerusalem Grapevine: Erev Yom Kippur bedlam
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Malaysia to ban 'hot dogs' for sounding unislamic
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of October 14, 2016
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Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A formula for nation building
Necessary Stories: Besieged
Status quo shenanigans
The Hula valley and lake
Recipes from the white villages of Andalusia
Looking for ideas for all those left-over citrons?
Hot off the Arab press
Jerusalem of tourists?
Off the mat
This week in Jerusalem
They’re in it for the dream
City Notes: Bridge on the beach
Stepping down the Carmel
The royal kippa
Today’s newspaper, tomorrow’s art
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Tzova: A history of mighty warriors
The banker who used Nazis to help save Jews
The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
JNF USA 2016 National Conference in NY: ‘One of the Most Successful Ever’
A Lake in the Middle of the Desert at Dimona's Ben Gurion Park
International Cleanup Day in Israel 2016 Launched in Afula
From Copenhagen to the Casuarina Circle at Ilanot
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Peri pointed to the economic destitution in Gaza as a key reason Hamas does not want to enter into another conflict with Israel.
By ROSIE PERPER
Badir explains that city, with 22,000 residents, only received municipality property taxes from around 50% of them; today, that number is at 83%.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
A 2014 report found that two-thirds of government payments to suppliers were late.
By NIV ELIS
“It is our job to connect the Diaspora to Israel.”
By SAM SOKOL
One year after our report on the disastrous state of the Israel Postal Company, ‘In Jerusalem’ reinvestigates.
By BERNARD ELLOUK
Each year, the public is treated to the spectacle of the city reaching out to the national government to help it settle its budget woes.
By GLENN YAGO,JACOB UDELL
... and is the government to blame?
By ORIT ARFA
We have all encountered frustrating ‘Kafkaesque' situations; here is another one, happening now.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Some residents have a right to varying tax breaks based on factors like socioeconomic status or age.
Labor MK Rosenthal: It would be bad for the party and bad for the country.
By GIL HOFFMAN
For investors willing to wade into a market in the middle of a dramatic overhaul, there is a rare opportunity to snatch up companies, from insurers to oil refineries, at bargain prices.
Israel is Quarrey’s first ambassadorial posting.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Lapid decried, however, a political system which he said does not deal with national problems at hand, citing the combustible ammonia tank in Haifa and the recent transportation debacle as examples.
By JEREMY SHARON
According to the OECD, Israel has the second lowest suicide rate, and is trying to lower that rate even further.
By JUDY SIEGEL
"The move will improve the quality of the services received by citizens and remove barriers that prevent other businesses from integrating into areas that today are monopolistic."
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
PMO accuses Transportation Minister Katz of "deliberating attempting to create an unnecessary crisis with the ultra-Orthodox to destabilize the government."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Overcrowding in classes, socioeconomic and sectorial gaps, poor student performance – these are only a few of the many problems facing the education system.
Barak also spoke of the expected deal between Israel and the United States and said Netanyahu's behavior during the negotiations brought severe damage upon Israel.
Uzi Arad tells FADC that long-term planning is “non-existent” in government.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“The Jerusalem Municipality calls on the national government to adhere to the decision that stipulates that all government units must be headquartered exclusively in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Netanyahu faced an extremely antagonistic media in his first term as prime minister, and it is possible he never recovered from it.
Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will take on the Economy Ministry but will not get the labor and employment section.
Labor's Margalit to propose plan he worked on with Lebanese and Libyans.
If a site does not remove the incitement within 48 hours, it will be fined NIS 300,000 per post.
Hebron region cordoned off, all relatives of attackers to be investigated; Liberman, Bennett Face off in security cabinet meeting.
By HERB KEINON
Likud sources charged that Katz was advancing the proposals because he is angry that Netanyahu has not transferred to his ministry key departments and authorities.
Sources close to Katz denied that he has any vendetta against the prime minister.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take the package with him next week on his visit to the continent.
According to the explanation in the resolution, the worsening security situation had an influence on life in the settlements in a number of areas.
Finance minister: I hope the Labor Party will join us
Zionist Union leader calls on Kulanu head "to take a chance and prevent this grave danger."
Cabinet vote comes after Netanyahu and Bennett reach overnight coalition compromise.
By ZACK PYZER,JPOST.COM STAFF
A military secretary will begin briefing the security cabinet from Monday as Litzman mediates a solution to avert the mounting crisis. The vote to expand the government will go ahead on Monday.
By ZACK PYZER
Former ministers from across the political spectrum came out in favor of education minister's demand that security cabinet members be briefed regularly by a military secretary.
Survey finds Margalit gaining in support, Yacimovich leading Labor primary polls.
Likud MK went straight to work in his first days as coalition chairman, sending a letter Tuesday telling MKs truancy will not be tolerated.
Zionist Union leader compares himself to Herzl in speech to Knesset plenum.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GIL HOFFMAN
"I've conducted countless processes of negotiations. It takes an effort, and there are always crises and blow-ups. Don't lose hope," said PM Netanyahu.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NIV ELIS
The reason she was leaving, she says, is because the talks did not include a commitment to the social causes she has fought for in her seven years as an MK.
“We are very happy about the decision to close the gaps with the Beduin sector,” Zidan Kaabiya, head of Forum of Northern Beduin Council tells Post
"Thousands of survivors don’t take advantage of their financial rights under the law and existing programs," says Spring for Holocaust Survivors
Liberman said that Netanyahu was feeling pressure because it is no longer possible to expand his narrow, 61-MK coalition.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Jeremy Saltan declares his candidacy for a spot on the seven-member Bayit Yehudi central committee presidential board.
As part of the plan, the maximum income requirement for receiving additional income support and alimony will be increased.
Rumors are seen as part of pressure campaign by Netanyahu against United Torah Judaism, which is threatening to leave coalition over compromises the PM made regarding the Western Wall.
The party’s threat is the culmination of more than a month of seething anger among the haredi political and rabbinic leadership over the agreement to create a pluralist prayer area.
Controversial MK suspension bill heads to first vote.
Secret tapes plagued them both but one managed to finesse a pardon.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Edelman’s latest global poll includes Israel for the first time.
Two rebels can be enough to destabilize the narrow, 61-seat coalition, but Smotrich and Hazan’s act of protest had little impact.
It is a strange irony in Israel that the better a government is faring in the polls, the more likely there is to be an election.
Proposal states that any anyone who did not become an employee of the state after moving to Israel would get a state-sponsored pension increase of 2% of average salary in market.
In addition to being prime minister, Netanyahu is currently minister of foreign affairs, the economy, interior, communications, and regional cooperation.
Kulanu has insisted that any measures be made in parallel with legislation that increases access to recreational activities on Shabbat.
A bill aimed at exposing foreign states’ aid to political causes is likely to intensify the private foreign funding that has been helping divide Israel for 40 years.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Netanyahu says he would not deal with the vacancies created by the departure of former interior minister Silvan Shalom until after the Likud vote on February 23.
Committee ignores Shaked request for a list of 3 final candidates.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
Kahlon, Deri blame Lapid, citing cuts to child allotments.
Revoking citizenships of nationals joining terror group is on the agenda of governments across the world.
Beduin supporters opposed the bill, saying the legislation would result in up to 40,000 Beduin losing their land.
Edelstein calls on MKs to put politics aside and unite against terror; Herzog: We support steps to bring security back.
On first day of Knesset's winter session following its extended summer recess, opposition party heads firmly ruled out entering the government.
Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef appoints three new temporary appointments to Supreme Rabbinical Court likely to stave off need to make permanent appointments.
“There is clearly a growing, solid, overwhelming majority of Israelis who are unhappy about the way religion and state are linked and impacting the lives of individuals and the state."
Movement for Quality Government says PM should keep the cabinet at 21 ministers and combine rather than split ministries.
Court says UTJ's Litzman has 60 days to quit as deputy health minister or to agree to be appointed full-fledged health minister.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JEREMY SHARON,Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Newly launched Coalition for Social Reform demands government action
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Yisrael Beytenu leader Liberman says glad he stayed out of current coalation.
Israeli Arab NGO head behind plan tell ‘Post’: If an adequate amount is not offered, protests would begin on September first.
New exhibit: Facing the British Lion — With Nothing but a Pencil
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Almost 70 years after making aliya, former defense minister Moshe Arens says time is on Israel’s side and that the Jewish state is the biggest success story of all time.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Breaking the Silence is a dove with an olive branch pointing the way to a new and better future
By ILAN BARUCH
Every year 2,000 or so government resolutions are passed in the Knesset, but few are carried out.
By SARAH LEIBOVITZ-DAR
We really have to do better than this.
By PAMELA PELED
A street vendor, nicknamed in the Moroccan media as "The Baghrir (Moroccan pancake) vendor Umm Fatiha," committed self-immolation after a Kenitra police officer confiscated her stall.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
US company refused to give the Egyptian government the ability to spy on users, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Oil minister in the previous government was tasked with forming a new cabinet after former PM Ibrahim Mehleb submitted his government's resignation last week.
It was not immediately clear why government resigned but officials say Egyptian president had been unhappy with the performance of several ministries.
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
Few people have anything good to say about ‘old politics.’
By DANNY ORBACH
Do we really believe that a thoughtful society can exist without a commitment to nuance, without celebrating the grays in a world increasingly colored only in blacks and whites?
By DANIEL GORDIS
A government that cannot make space for introspection, for self-critique, for engaging with social flaws is a government that will lead Israel to doom.
It seems that present day politicians enjoy playing their game of musical chairs, especially when there are enough chairs to go around and no one is left without a seat.
By SHMUEL SHIMSHONI
Netanyahu saved his government by this "volte farce," but it may yet prove to be a pyrrhic victory.
By ISI LEIBLER
In a well ordered regime, the public gives you the power to rule, for better or worse.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Bad laws don’t make good NGOs
By ILAN EVYATAR
The lack of transparency in Weinstein’s work makes it difficult to evaluate whether he did his job properly.
By GUY LURIE
Big governments today, dominating GDP accounts, wield much the same economic power as that of the monarchies of old.
By ALEX BENEDYK
"The rules of Question Period are quite simple. The president of the parliament invites the ministers of the French government to come to parliament and answer questions from parliamentarians."
By DAN ILLOUZ
It is at moments like this that Israeli democracy must defend itself. To that end, the government must take action on three fronts.
By YOHANAN PLESNER